There is an awful lot to see and do in London; so much so in fact that many people still find new and wonderful things after having lived there for many years.
It should come as no surprise that London has so much to offer so many. With nearly 2,000 years of history, some of the world’s most stunning architecture and the finest culture known to mankind, London really does have something for everyone.
Take full advantage of the amazing Montcalm Hotel deals and book a room in the best 5 star hotel in London; The Montcalm Brewery Hotel, London. Whether it’s your first time in the city, or your hundredth; there is still more to see and do.
Maybe you’re looking for something unique to remember your trip by, or maybe you feel like you’ve seen it all before and need to mix it up a little- checking out these fun, whacky and downright different tours of London will help you see the city in a new way.
Let’s look at the 10 best ways to explore London in a different way.
East End London Food Tour
London is world renowned for its incredible food- in fact there are 66 Michelin starred restaurants in the greater London area. 66!
This little route around Shoreditch and Spitalfields will take you to some of the best food vendors in the city. London is home to 9 million people from all over the world, so there is an incredible blend of cultures- don’t just expect fish and chips on this culinary dream tour.
Bermondsey Beer Tasting Tour
If you’re looking for a tour to kickstart an evening, or you’ve got a beer lover in the group, then checking out this beer tasting tour is the perfect thing for you.
Bermondsey is an area unexplored by most tourists, but it actually has a ‘beer mile’ so maybe more people should go!
This tour takes you up the street past all the breweries in the old rail arches- it really is a great time!
Chocolate Ecstacy Tour
If you consider yourself a sweet tooth then this is the tour for you.
Your tour guide will be an expert in London’s sweet treats, and take you to all the best spots in the city for fans of the sweet stuff- which is saying something.
London is packed with artisanal chocolatiers, sweet makers and ice cream gods; and this tour will only take you to the best of the best where you’ll enjoy samples and even tours of their equipment.
Sipsmith Gin Distillery Tour
Londoners are pretty proud of Sipsmiths Gin- and with good reason.
The distillery was established in 2009 and was the first to use the traditional copper pot method of gin making in over 150 years. It could be argued that they started the gin revolution that we have seen over the last decade.
They offer one of the best distillery tours and tastings in the country, so don’t miss out!
Growing Underground Urban Farm Tour
This is a weird one- even for this list of weird tours in London!
Somewhere deep under the streets of Clapham is the world’s first urban, underground farm. Located in an old WWII bunker 33 metres below the city this stunning farm produces delicious produce for restaurants and shops in the area.
This is a revolutionary and eco-friendly way of growing amazing foods in a very small space, and you can head down to explore it!
Private Tour of London in a Classic Car
This is one for fans of the Italian Job. And Mini Coopers. And Classic Cars. And, well, History…
With a hotel pick up and drop off, this is a truly unique way to see the city in style. Your drivers will meet you in Red, Blue and Green Minis, then take you for a drive round the city filling you in on the landmarks and history of the area.
If you’re new to London then what better way to orientate yourself!
Afternoon Tea Bus Tour
This super unique tour is probably one of the best in the city. Brought to you by Brigit’s Bakery, climb aboard this stunning vintage RouteMaster from the 1970s and tour the capitol.
You’ll be served a gorgeous selection of treats, including finger sandwiches, pastries, sweet treats, cakes and, of course, a delicious cuppa.
You’ll also have a professional tour guide pointing out the local landmarks, although the afternoon tea is probably the focal point here- let’s be honest.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour
Calling all ‘Potterheads’.
This is most likely the greatest tour of a movie set anywhere on earth.
Visit the studio where the incredible Harry Potter films were brought to life. Experience the behind the scene magic as you walk through the Great Hall, explore the Gryffindor Common Room and even take a peek into Dumbledore’s Office.
It cannot be overstated just how good this tour is for Harry Potter fans!
Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour
The game is afoot! The Sherlock Holmes walking tour will excite and delight fans of the super sleuth and his ever faithful sidekick.
Explore the city and visit the filming locations for the movies, TV shows and books. Uncover clues and solve murders- you may even be lucky enough to meet Jack the Ripper in one of the culture clashing tours!
Rocket Boat Thames Tour
If you’re feeling like you need a bit of an adrenaline injection, then don’t panic- you can get your fix in London.
Head down to the Thames and climb aboard the incredible rocket boat that will shoot you up and down the river.
In between doughnuts, spins, jumps and outrageously high speeds you’ll be informed about the riverside landmarks of the Thames by your tour guide and captain- before he proceeds to splash you with freezing water again!
Have Fun Exploring London
London is an incredible city, and really does offer something for everyone- as evidenced by these incredible tours.
Foodies, adrenaline junkies, film fans and history buffs can all find their fix and enjoy this stunning city in any way they please!
Make the most of your London hotel packages by staying at the Montcalm Brewery and exploring the city is a unique and fascinating way!